Poverty/Conservation Events

Many organisations are exploring the links between conservation and poverty. This page highlights details of recent and forthcoming meetings and events.
If you would like to publicise an event, or post details of workshop proceedings and so on, please contact us.

  • 24th - 26th March 2015, Cambridge, UK

    The Student Conference on Conservation Science series in Cambridge, Australia, Beijing, Bangalore, New York and Hungary, is an international series of conservation conferences aimed at students. The...

  • 26th - 27th November 2014, New Delhi, India

    Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) will host their Annual Science Meeting in New Delhi, India on the 26th - 27th of November - the first time the event has been held outside of the UK....

  • 12th - 19th November 2014, Sydney, Australia

    IUCN and our partners will host the World Parks Congress in Sydney this year from the 12th - 19th November. The theme of the conference is 'Parks, People, Planet – Inspiring Solutions' and...

  • 25th - 28th September 2014 (Bangalore, India)   15th - 17th October 2014 (New York, US)

    The Student Conference on Conservation Science series in Cambridge, Australia, Beijing, Bangalore, New York and Hungary, is an international series of...

  • 6th - 17th October 2014, PyeongChang, Republic of Korea

    The 12th Meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP 12) to the Convention on Biological Diversity will be held in PyeongChang, Republic of Korea from from the 6th to the 17th October 2014...

  • 5th - 11th October 2014, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

    The 24th International Union of Forest Research Organisations (IURFO) World Congress will take place from the 5th - 11th October in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. The Congress will meet under the...

  • 22nd -23rd September 2014, Kings College Cambridge, UK

    The BIOECON Partners have announced the Sixteenth Annual International BIOECON conference, this year with the theme of "Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Sustainability". The conference...

  • 20-21st September 2014, Cambridge, UK

    UNEP Workshop: Incorporating Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services into National Development Policy, Cambridge, UK, 20-21st September 2014

    An economic perspective on ecosystem management is essential...

  • Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Wednesday 21 & Thursday 22 May 2014

    Great apes are iconic species that are highly valued by the international community and are a high priority for various international conservation efforts. At the same time, great ape ranges coincide with some of the poorest countries of the world....

  • 25th - 27th June 2014, University of Kent, UK

    The Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE) and the British Ecological Society (BES) have announced their annual conference, this year with the theme '...

  • 5th - 6th May 2014, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The Forest Asia Summit was hosted in Jakarta, Indonesia by the Ministry of Forestry from the 5th - 6th May under the heading 'Sustainable Landscapes for Green Growth in Southeast Asia'. Organised by CIFOR...

  • 9th - 10th May 2014, London, UK

    From the 9th - 10th of May, the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) hosted a workshop that aimed to explore the latest thinking on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest...

  • 21st March 2014, Edinburgh, UK

    On March 21st, IIED hosted a conference at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh that aimed to explore the latest thinking on how to make schemes that compensate protectors of natural resource fairer and more...

  • 11th -12th February 2014, London, UK

    The symposium on the 11th -12th February aimed to review the international trade in wildlife...

  • 12 November 2013, Nairobi, Kenya

    What has been learnt so far in the course of revising national biodiversity strategies and actions plans (NBSAPs)? Representatives from Botswana, the Seychelles and Namibia – all project members from the NBSAPs...


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